London Fashion & Design Exhibition Round Up

0 Posted by - October 22, 2012 - Diary

Digital Crystal: Swarovski At The Design Museum
September 5th – January 13th

“Over the past decade Swarovski’s design and architecture commissions have served as an important experimental platform for leading figures in design to conceptualise, develop and share their most radical ideas. For this exhibition, the Design Museum and Swarovski are collaborating to challenge designers to explore the future of memory in the fast developing digital age. The result is 15 unique installations giving you a glimpse of the future of memory.”

Hollywood Costume at the Victoria & Albert Museum
October 20th – January 27th

‘The V&A’s autumn exhibition, ‘Hollywood Costume’, explores the central role costume design plays in cinema storytelling. Bringing together over 100 of the most iconic movie costumes from across a century of film-making, it is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see the clothes worn by unforgettable and beloved characters such as Dorothy Gale, Indiana Jones, Scarlett O’Hara, Jack Sparrow, Holly Golightly and Darth Vader.’

William Klein and Daido Moriyama at the Tate Modern
October 10th – January 20th

‘Explore modern urban life in New York and Tokyo through the photographs of William Klein and Daido Moriyama. This is the first exhibition to look at the relationship between the work of influential photographer and filmmaker Klein, and that of Moriyama, the most celebrated photographer to emerge from the Japanese Provoke movement of the 1960s.’

Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment at the Fashion & Textile Museum
November 16th – February 23rd

‘An exhibition of London couture fashion by the designers to H.M. The Queen: Norman Hartnell, Hardy Amies and Frederick Fox. ‘Hartnell to Amies: Couture By Royal Appointment’ celebrates the timeless elegance of London couture and explores how the Queen’s patronage of ground-breaking British designers helped put London on the international fashion map after the Second World War.

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